Massive Migration, Emperor Penguins, Giant Panda, Rapid Evolution
Episode 235 Wild ChroniclesStreaming Video - 2013
In bio-diverse Southern Sudan, a massive migration of white-eared kob survives 20 years of civil war. An aerial survey by Mike Fay reveals possibly the largest land migration on Earth. In Antarctica, Crittercam follows emperor penguins as they blast through the icy sea, surviving frigid waters, jagged ice fields, and hungry leopard seals. Biologist George Schaller has studied - and saved - the giant panda, an enigmatic wild bear of China. Discover how ground-breaking research ensured the elusive panda's preservation. In Hawaii, biological detectives study the honeycreeper, a bird once on the edge of extinction, now making a surprising comeback despite habitat destruction and non-native mosquito borne-disease. Is rapid evolution the answer?